High Chow Salad with Shrimp

High Chow Salad with Shrimp

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(serves 6-8)

1 small head Napa cabbage, core removed, finely sliced

½ head red cabbage, core removed, finely sliced

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1 red bell pepper, seeded and trimmed, cut into thin strips

16 or so French beans, cut in half and blanched

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2 large carrots, peeled and shredded

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¾ C of Edamame

½ bunch of cilantro, finely chopped

10-12 mint leaves, torn into larger-sized pieces

16 large shrimp, boiled and cut into small pieces

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1 C Chow Mein noodles

¾ C toasted almond slices

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Shredded chicken or a pan seared salmon filet works just as well. Or, go veggie.

 1 small can Mandarin oranges, drained

  3-4 scallions, finely chopped for garnish

Combine all ingredients except oranges and scallions. Lightly dress with orange soy ginger vinaigrette. Spritz with additional salt, if needed. Plate salad and garnish with scallions and mandarin oranges.